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Great Locofoco Juggernaut, A NEW Console-a-tory Sub-Treasury Rag-Monster:. A Cartoon Bank Note by D.C. Johnston.

Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1971. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Printed by A. Colish of Mt. Vernon, NY, and bound by Publishers Book Bindery of Long Island City, NY. Johnson was a noted engraver of the early 19th Century (compared favorably to both Hogarth and Cruikshank). In addition to designing bank notes and stock certificates, he produced a broad collection of political cartoons…many with Andrew Jackson as their target...including satirizing Johnson's issues with the banking system. The laid in plate, 'The Banknote', was re-struck from the original copper plate with the permission of the American Antiquarian Society. Includes a biographical sketch describing the Locofoco movement. A very handsome copy of this wonderful volume. Near Fine (Plate Fine). No DJ. Minor shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, beige cloth spine, burgundy marbled boards, cream paper pastedown, brown ink lettering and decorative elements. Small 4to. 36pp. Engraved plate laid in. Bibliography. Item #3417

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